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Trump The Strong Man’s Campaign Of Revisionist History

One wonders how else Trump envisions using that big, good, powerful military if he ever becomes president.

March 11, 2016
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Trump’s Islam Comments Draw Fire From Rivals, But Civility Reigns

Trump defended his belief, as stated in television interviews, that followers of Islam “hate us.”

March 11, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump remains standing at the front of the stage as rivals Rubio, Cruz and Kasich head to their podiums at the start of the U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate in Detroit

Republicans Blitz Trump At Presidential Debate

Believe him, Donald Trump has yuge hands.

March 4, 2016
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Rand Paul Plans To Bypass ‘Happy Hour’ Debate, Will Make Pitch Directly To Voters

Rand Paul will not be on the main debate stage Thursday night in South Carolina and, for now at least, he’s sticking with his refusal to partake in the undercard debate.

January 13, 2016

Chris Christie Bounced Off Main GOP Debate Stage

Chris Christie, who was once seen as a GOP front runner, but whose “tell it like it is” campaign has failed to gain much momentum, will have to settle for the so-called “happy hour” debate

November 5, 2015

The Republican Reality Show Rat Race

The current Republican presidential race is less a political contest than a reality TV series: a stage-managed melodrama with a cast of characters selected to titillate and provoke.

November 4, 2015

For a Good Time, You Just Can’t Beat Politics

It is the year of the outsider, the political commentators said. And if you have never held political office, you naturally will be at the head of the pack. But that’s wrong. It’s not about being an outsider. It’s about being entertaining.

October 29, 2015
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Republican Debate Dilemma: Echo Sunny Reagan? Or Go Negative?

The candidates’ split, in the end, is between optimism and pessimism, between those channeling the anger of unhappy voters and those aiming, in the style of the sunny Ronald Reagan, for inspiration and uplift.

September 15, 2015